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Experience with ABO-Incompatible Kidney Transplantation

  • Yi WangEmail author
  • Hongtao Jiang
  • Luogen Liu
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Abstract

Since the 1990s, more and more medical researchers all over the world have been studying ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation (ABOi-KT) and already made tremendous progress. The first ABOi-KT in mainland China was carried out by Professor Wang Yi in 2006. The whole treatments, including the strict selection of donors and recipients, the effective removal of antibodies, the perioperative managements, and the monitoring for rejection, have been optimized by Wang Yi and his team. This chapter will focus on the experience of ABOi-KT success as well as the comparative overview of ABOi-KT in different countries. All of the successful ABOi-KT experience not only provides other ABOi organ transplants with the specific methods to overcome the primary obstacle of ABO blood type incompatibility but also helps to relieve the organ shortage efficiently.

Keywords

ABOi-KT transplantation Transplantation indications Plasma desensitization scheme Postoperative management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Second Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical UniversityHaikou CityChina
  2. 2.The Second Affiliated HospitalUniversity of South ChinaHengyang CityChina

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